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Zulu Warrior 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b

   
Type: Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Evan Smith, David Miller - 1985
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Submitted By: coldclimb on Jul 9, 2010
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Description 

Start at the base of a flake and follow it up to the slab and the first bolt. Follow the right-hand line of bolts from there to the top. Don't be intimidated by the bulge at the end, the route goes just fine either direct, to the left, or to the right. Remember to stem.


Location 

Find the left end of the Zulu Wall where there is a large slab with a pair of black streaks running down it and a lot of funky vein-like ridges. Zulu Warrior is the right-hand line of bolts up this slab. Start on the flake directly below the bolt line.


Protection 

5 bolts.
2-bolt anchor.



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Eliza chalks up, moving through a thin section of the delicate Zulu Warrior in Archangel Valley, Alaska. July 2013.
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By ozman
From: CO / NM
Jun 27, 2011

one (if not the) best route in the valley. Awesome stemming and smearing. A little runout for a sport climb, but otherwise, flawless.

By Richard Shore
Jul 1, 2013
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII E2 5b R

Not really a sport climb, but a ground-up traditionally bolted route. A fall before achieving the third bolt will leave you in bad shape.. You're about 10' out on 5.9 ground with the low-angle slab below haunting you... I'll give this one the dreaded "R" rating. Felt a tad harder than it's neighbor to the left.